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The Planning Association of Washington

Our Mission

Our vision is of strong and livable communities guided by informed citizens. Our mission is to help shape a vibrant Washington through effective and informed community planning. We do this by providing an inclusive forum for sharing problems and solutions, developing planning knowledge and putting this knowledge into the hands of the public and their elected officials. Our goals are to provide education, develop a sustainable infrastructure that will build organizational capacity and grow awareness of the purpose and value of PAW.


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Employment Opportunities

CITY OF TACOMA – Associate Engineer

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There is a fee for job postings. $50 for members and $100 for non-members. Please email Info@PlanningPAW.org to submit your job listing.

Upcoming Events

Save the Date for May 2nd-4th for the Planning Association of Washington (PAW) signature event, the annual state planning conference.  The conference will be held at Campbell’s Resort on Lake Chelan.  This years conference theme is Living on the Edge.  We are excited for what this conference will bring.

Stay tuned registration opening soon!


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